Sentiments & Punches Tips

I did an impromptu Live With Libby yesterday with Sentiments and Punches Tips. I share tips on the following: Choosing an appropriate punch for a sentiment Colouring ribbon Different ways to use Designer Series Paper on a card Easily attaching a sentiment and doily at the same time Sentiments and Punches Tips I shared this card a short while back and offered a FREE written tutorial, you can see the post here and of course, download the tutorial or you can watch… Read more »

Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop - Bordered Sentiment

This month we’re focusing on Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop Bordered Sentiment. This is a wonderful technique, which is new to me, but I loved doing it. You’ll get lots of tips and tricks for this technique so make sure you check out all the inspiration from the Design Team Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop Bordered Sentiment For this one I: Stamped the sentiment first in Old Olive Drew a double border on each side of the sentiment with my Basic… Read more »

Masked Masking Technique

I was fiddling around on the weekend with my masks and thought I could try a bit of a different technique which I have called Masked Masking Technique. It’s probably been done before by someone else as all things seem to come and go in time. Masked Masking Technique This card uses Flirty Flamingo and Pool Party. The shimmery White Embossing Paste has Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Write Marker ink added to it on the Silicon Craft Sheet. Here’s a closer view:… Read more »

ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop

Welcome to the ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop for the 2018 – 2019 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue. ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop This was my first Impossible Card which uses Animal Outing and Birthday Background. I felt the ‘streamers’ from Birthday Background could look vine vines in a jungle so stamped them in Old Olive on the Old Olive card I also used the ‘speckle’ image from the same set and added it randomly to the card…. Read more »

The New Catalogue

Welcome to another Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop. This month the focus is on The New Catalogue. I’m sure you will be inspired by all the gorgeous projects made with new products. The New Catalogue I’ve used to gorgeous new 6″ x 6″ Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper for the background layer of this card and when you open the card, you can see the reverse side of the D.S.P. on the inside. It’s easy to make and I have a… Read more »

Water Colouring Embossed Image

My post today is an edited version of Live With Libby from earlier in the week where I featured Water Colouring Embossed Image. I lost my voice during the live video so it’s a bit funny in parts and you may have to fill in the gaps. A bit like a close exercise from school, but you’ll get the idea. I finished it after the video to give the watercolor paper time to dry. Water Colouring Embossed Image This is a… Read more »

Golden Share What We Love

Thank you for joining me today in another International Blog Hop with the Go For Greece Team. I’m privileged to be with this great group of demonstrators and I’m sharing Golden Share What We Love Golden Share What We Love This is my Gold Card. I have cut the Gold Foil and used a Stampin’ Spritzer to moisten the back a little before running it through the Big Shot. As this Lovely Floral Is a Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder, you only… Read more »

Brusho String Art

Today we have some fun with a technique you probably remember from childhood. I’ve modernised it. Brusho String Art is lots of fun and all you need are some Brusho Colour Crystals, Linen Thread, Watercolor Paper and a book of some sort. Do you remember doing this? It was lots of fun I seem to remember and the benefit is you get 2 card fronts doing this technique just once Brusho String Art   Did you like my video and give… Read more »

Retiring DSP

The Latte Girls are bringing you a blog hop which has a focus on Retiring DSP. Now it could be their favourite or some they have pieces left of, like me. I don’t have a lot of D.S.P. left from the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue or the 2018 Occasions Catalogue, which means I must have used it. Right? Retiring DSP I just love the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper (D.S.P.). As it is all black and white designs it lends… Read more »

Party Scrapbook Page

When my twins turned 18, we held a party at the local club. My eldest son was also present and was the ripe old age of 20 and this is how I came up with this page Party Scrapbook Page Party Scrapbook Page Yes, that’s me many and my eldest, we’re both sporting our best curly hair look. James has always been the cheeky one. Thus the hidden journaling behind the top photo. A pocket for hidden journaling is quite easy… Read more »